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of the npr foundation, in part because of these comments. >> middle america, gun toting, they're scary, and furious. >> reporter: schiller, referring to the tea party, thought he was meeting with potential million dollar donors to npr but the man behind this undercover camera is really a conservative activist. >> the current republican party, in particular the tea party, is fanatically involved in people's personal lives. liberals today might be more educated and balanced. >> npr's ceo, vivian schiller, not related to ron schiller, is also out. npr's board of directors said it was appalled by the comments and say the resignations come on top of what has been a traumatic period for npr. you'll remember last year when analyst ron williams was fired for talking about his personal concerns over traveling on planes with muslims. also on the video, ron schiller said npr could be more independent without the 90 million in taxpayer dollars they receive each year, which is 10% of their total funding. >> it's very clear that we would be better off in the long run without federal funding. >> repo
for the bodies discovered already. >> i want to reiterate,'s support for the people of japan. -- america's support for the people of japan. >> reporter: the u.s. has begun support to japan, the government going above and beyond. >> like all americans, i continue to be heartbroken by the images of devastation in japan. >> reporter: families are separated unsure if their loved ones made it and in some cases families are separated because of the nuclear danger. in this photo a mother talks to her daughter through a barrier, the daughter isolated because of possible radiation contamination from fukushima's nuclear plant. >> we also have dispatched subject matter experts both reactor experts and an expert on emergency response. >> reporter: officials from the u.s. department of energy and the nuclear regulatory commission are working to determine how to keep the nuclear reactors from melting down. >> in particular, they have asked for additional types of equipment that will help provide water and other resources to ensure the reactors continue to be cool. >> reporter: as officials rush to jap
and simple and it's shocking that anyone in america would mount such a vigorous assault on simply the exercise of free speech. as to exodus international, they offer a ministry based on the indisputable fact that some people who experience same sex attractions, experience those attractions as something unwanted and they believe that there should be help offered to people in that situation. they're not anti-gay. they are pro choice in that those who experience same sex attractions and want to adopt a gay identity are free to do that, but those who experience those attractions as unwanted should be free to seek help to overcome them. >> peter, what did david's objections that this could have a huge impact on young people? what is your response to that? >> well, the fact is not withstanding the statements of these professional organizations which are more political, the statements that are more political than scientific in nature, the actual research has never shown any firm evidence of harm caused by these therapies and, in fact, has shown that they can be effective. there's no guar
barnard, thank you. >>> president obama spent today in chile pledging a new partnership with latin america, the second stop on a five-day latin american tour. today's message to santiago is the u.s. needs latin america if it wants to prosper. >> today we recommitted ourselves to fully implementing our free trade agreement to include protections of intellectual properties so our businesses can innovate and stay competitive. we agreed to build on the progress we're making towards a transpacific partnership so we can seize the full potential of trade in the asia pacific, especially for our small and medium businesses. >> the president says millions of american jobs are supported by the export of goods to south america. the u.s. exports more to that region than it does to china. >>> house minority leader nancy pelosi resumed her schedule after being briefly hospitalized in rome today. an italian news agency is reporting she suffered a mild illness and has since been released. pelosi had to postpone early meetings with italian leaders but later attended a reception at the american ambassador's
that national recognition. >> it's celebrated on his birthday, which happens to be this wednesday. >>> america is growing, but no group of people is increasing faster than hispanics. even census officials are surprised as hispanics now account for more than half of the total u.s. growth since the year 2000. fox's anita vogel takes a closer look. >> reporter: the face of america is changing, according to the 2010 census. track to surpass 50 ading the million, or roughly one in six americans. among children, one in four is now hispanic. a total of 900,000 more hispanics added to the population than officials expected. >> over the decade, two groups, hispanic population and nonhispanic asian population experienced the fastest growth rate at about 43%. >> reporter: immigration and higher birth rate are the reasons behind the growth in hispanics. the census also reflects aging white population. the median age is now 41. and while the number of whites edged up in the last 10 years to 197 million, their share of the population is down 5% over the last decade because of declining birth rates. >> minor
selling millions of records in america who is on one of my other shows and i'm also looking for a new vocal group and i think there's a gap in the market for somebody like that right now. so i'm excited about it. >> we're excited, too and, you know, i know that people have been asking you this all day. can you give us a hint about any of the judges? there are rumors like there's a new judge on the show every day. >> well, the way we're going, we're going to have about 23 people judging this show because we've met tons of people and the truth is i like everyone we've met so far. maybe because we're in washington we should put a call out to one of the obamas. >> and have them come out, one of the daughters. >> why not? >> if you would like to try out, the closest audition site to us is newark, new jersey, at the prudential center. auditions start wednesday, april 13th. we have all the details on www.myfoxdc.com under web links. >> cold day, had to bundle up and it's getting colder. >> ready for some 20s tonight? >> no. >> it's already down to the
a comment that some cabbies felt was insulting. >> for those of you who are not from america, we welcome you, but we do things just a little bit differently here in washington and that's all right. we have disagreements without attacking anybody. we have disagreements without shouting down anybody. that's how we do it, right? >> barry acknowledged how hard cabbies work as he tried to calm the crowd. he told them to be heard they should come to the council's hearings on the profile and testify. >>> a maryland man jailed in cuba for months, a former president traveled this to demand the man's release. we'll tell you if his efforts were successful. >>> plus 30 years ago today president ronald reagan almost lost his life in an assassination attempt. tonight we take a look back at one of the victims pushes ahead in his fight for tougher gun control. go >>> today up on capitol hill jail and sarah brady were holding a press conference talking about something near and dear to their hearts which is stricter gun control laws. fox 5's paul wagner was there talk
that will give you tablet envy when we come back.  somewhere in america, there's a doctor who can peer into the future. there's a nurse who can access in an instant every patient's past. and because the whole hospital's working together, there's a family who can breathe easy, right now. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest healthcare questions. and the over 60,000 people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> you're watching fox 5 news at 10:00. day for apple and everyone. ipad lovers everywhere. in case you haven't heard, the ipad 2 was introduced toe less than a year after the first -- today less than a year after the first one came out. how does it stack up to the old one? >> i'm giving it a thumb's up. i have the original one. i watch tv with it. it sleeps next to me on the night stand, not in the bed, but i just loh it and everyone is await -- love it and everyone is awaiting this new one that comes out in about 10 days. it's thinner, faster and has a function where you can plug it into your tv set a
from the sky, not only america but the whole world should prevent him from using the air force because the air force is available to him only. >> reporter: but these shoulder held weapons could also bring down u.s. planes, a fact noted by pentagon officials reluctant to enforce a no fly zone. the first video of a dutch military helicopter captured by government forces appeared on libyan television. among the three dutch marines held one appeared to be a woman. meanwhile american aid began arriving in neighboring tunisia to help those fleeing the violence. >> at president obama's direction usaid has chartered additional civilian aircraft to help people from other countries who have fled lib why. >> reporter: food lines begin to form in towns such as ajdabiya and the government has reportedly stopped food trucks from going into the towns. >> who is responsible? gadhafi, that dictator, that dog. he's the one who destroyed his own people. that is the truth. that is now history. >> reporter: there's growing concern about the dutch marines captured sunday during their botched operation to re
thing is eating totino's pizza rolls. ♪ we're the kids in america oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] bursting with mouth-watering real fruit and refreshingly blended with creamy low-fat yogurt, mcdonald's strawberry-banana and wild berry smoothies are 100% pure sipping fun. the simple joy of real fruit smoothies. ♪ >>> verizon wireless will make cell phone customers pay for their service as they go. web surfing is $30 a month but in the summer they will switch to usage based charges they pay a subsidy for customers who sign up for 2 year contractgenerated more customers when it released the iphone but expects profits to be in the mid-40% range. >> they pop up on your drive way or door step every single year. phone books happy to see them or annoyed by them. tisha thompson shows us how the future of the directories could be changing. >> reporter: a stable of american life for more than a century the thud heard around the neighbourhood. phone books delivered to your front door each year. >> i like the phone book. >> reporter: but as the world moves into cyber space,. >> if i want t
in america. >>> incidents like this nuclear crisis in japan very rare but they do make you wonder about the safety of nuclear energy. want to bring in the president of friends of earth, eric peca, and amy roma, nuclear expert for clean energy america. thank you both for coming in. amy, public relationship this has to be setting your industry back decades. people are not going forget what we're seeing right now. >> i think what's important is what remains to be seen is the long term events of this impact will be. >> what does that mean, wait 10, 20 years for cancer cases to pop up? >> no. we need to determine what the offsite consequences of this event may be and now they're still relatively small. as early as 9:30 this evening the indications were that at the gates of the nuclear power plant, it was at a 75millirims which is a still relatively small amount for offsite consequences. >> eric, even the worst nuclear disaster this country has ever seen three mile island, which talking about the rims, that was between i think 10 and 100 at the most, almost everyone agrees there were no long
with european officials while the president begins a swing through south and central america that his critics had already said was poorly timed because of the budget impasse but he left gadhafi with a warning. >> if gadhafi does not comply with the resolution, the international community will impose consequences. the resolution will be enforced through military action. >> reporter: the president has drawn fire for how long it took the u.n. security council to ask, but officials say it was faster than usual and believe the u.s. taking a lower profile allowed the arab league to support the resolution which prevented a veto by russia or china. >>> meantime five people are dead after syrian security forces launched a harsh crackdown on protesters calling for political freedom there. today's violence happened during one of several demonstrations across the country. the five people were shot and killed when security forces tried to disperse hundreds of protesters. the violence began when a large group of people emerged from a mosque marching and shouting slogans against government corruption. >>>
there were 600 lions shot in africa and 550 of those skins came from america. so there's an awful lot america can do. >> he wants others to join him. >> instead of when they have one of theirs killed, we pay them the market price for that cow and say we'll pay for that. now of course we have to raise that money somehow. one thing the viewers can do is to text lions, which of course you spell l-i-o-n-s on 50555 and donate $10. these magnificent creatures, which we use. we are so -- he's like a lion, we say. yeah, well my grandson will say, what was a lion? >> having that academy award winning title comes in handy at times like these. >> hopefully use your influence as people maybe like your work on the screen to draw their attention to things which
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smoothies. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] most women in america aren't getting the calcium they need. but yoplait wants to change that. only yoplait original has twice the calcium of the leading yogurt. that's 50% of the daily value ♪ ♪ so pass on the news and we can help close this calcium gap together. to get you started, we're giving away a million free cups at yoplait dot com. the yoplait you love now in a 4-pack. try it today. >>> the problem of bullying has become such a big issue that today the white house tackled it, but the president and the first lady got personal speaking out against it at an anti-bullying conference at the white house. fox 5's beth parker has the story. >> reporter: today he's the president of the united states. back then he was just a kid being teased. >> we all remember what it was like to see kids picked on in the hallways or in the schoolyard and i have to say with big ears and the name that i have i wasn't immune. >> reporter: that kid turned president invited others to the white house conference on bullying
. [ female announcer ] most women in america aren't getting the calcium they need. but yoplait wants to change that. only yoplait original has twice the calcium of the leading yogurt. that's 50% of the daily value ♪ so pass on the news and we can help close this calcium gap together. to get you started, we're giving away a million free cups at yoplait dot com. the yoplait you love, now in a 4-pack. try it today. >>> a follow-up to the fight that broke out last weekend at the dmv entertainment and musical awards. amateur video shows some of the brawl that left six people hurt. members of the entertainment industry and the public today met to try to make sure it never happens again. ross? >> that video literally has been seen around the world. members of the hip-hop community fear the negative publicity may not be hurting just the awards show itself, but local artists, too. >> reporter: by now, these cell phone images have gone viral. a series of brawls that broke out last week. >> i had people from california, texas calling, are you okay? i know you were there. it's a negative light
at these faces. your local news is next. good night, america.  >>> breaking news right off the top tonight. a high rise apartment up in flames along g street in southeast d.c.. >> inside, dozens of senior citizens, some unable to get out. tonight, many are looking for a place to sleep. ross slater is working this one forrous live. >> reporter: good evening. it is a bitter cold night to have to come out in whatever you're wearing and be rescued from a burning building and but that is what happened for senior citizens, the fire broke out a little before 8:00 tonight in a third floor apartment of this 7 story apartment building. the folks who live here tell me that it is a senior citizens building that is part of the potomac garden housing complex. the smoke quickly filled the hallways and began rising to the upper floors. one resident on the fifth floor said he heard the alarms, saw the smoke, and began to alert and help his neighbors. >> i just wasn't going to leave there by myself. i had to knock on doors and make sure everybody got out on the floor that i was on, right? so, when i
two cheating scandals on our hands. back upstairs. >>> improving education in america, president obama says standardized testing should not be the only way of measuring student achievement. the president says he does not want teachers just teaching test taking tricks without actually making education interesting. mr. obama made those remarks today at a town hall hosted by univision. the changes the administration proposed regard the no child left behind law. >>> facebook sent a friend request to the former white house press secretary, the new york times reporting that robert gibbs is being courted by the social networking sites. gibbs would reportedly have a senior role helping to manage facebook's communications. no formal offer has been made. >>> the popular social networking site is being linked to depression in teenagers. the american academy of pediatrics released new guidelines for parents today warning facebook depression could affect troubled teens who obsess over the online sight. psychologist dr. rebecca resnick joins us now. we know if a teenager is barraged with happy updat
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announcer ] most women in america aren't getting the calcium they need. but yoplait wants to change that. only yoplait original has twice the calcium of the leading yogurt. that's 50% of the daily value ♪ so pass on the news and we can help close this calcium gap together. to get you started, we're giving away a million free cups at yoplait dot com. the yoplait you love, now in a 4-pack. try it today. >>> the crisis in lybia is escalating with president obama warning the u.s. is considering military action. today moammar gadhafi again ordered airstrikes against opposition forces marching toward the capitol. france and britain are working on a u.n. resolution for a no fly zone. president obama is warning gadhafi's inner circle will pay for supporting him and attacking the libyan people. >> i want to send a very clear message to those who are around colonel gadhafi. it is their choice to make how they operate moving forward and they will be held accountable for whatever violence continues to take place there. >> nato is boosting surveillance flights over lybia from 12 to 24 hours a day.
's business.  >> america's last world war one veteran has been laid to rest. president obama and vice president biden were paying respect to frank buckle at the cemetery today. he was buried with full military honors, dying last month at the age of 110 in his west virginia home. only two well known world war one veterans are still alive, in britain and australia. >>> lawmakers are facing a hard deadline before a shut down. they have until midnight friday. fox's craig boswell has the latest. >> the joint resolution is passed. >> reporter: the house passed a stop gap spending measure to fund the government for at least three weeks. >> what this is is a very good first step of going forward to really get a handle on the spending. >> reporter: the bill cut $6 billion from the budget and buys time for democrats and republicans to find an agreement on a spending plan for the remaining six months of this fiscal year. lawmakers on both sides voiced frustration over another temporary quick fix. >> this is no way to run a government. lurching back and forth like a drun
oversight committee. what happened to nukes post japan safety in america? what happened to arab intelligence, why we don't know what's going on in lybia and we can't control it and we're about to go to war, by the way, in a matter of hours probably, with lybia, what happened to the fact that we have two wars that we're fighting instead of a targeted intelligence operation? those are -- you know, fenty is starting to look pretty good. he hired people like rehh and lanier who ran great -- rhee and lanier who ran great departments. those are looking pretty good compared to what gray is doing. >> i don't understand why this is classic. bob is taking us off the track. he wants to talk about the japanese nuclear problem. >> that's the job of this committee. >> the job of this committee is first and foremost to safeguard the money and finances of the american people. you ask bob. the subcommittee is are the hearings appropriate. not only does he not answer it, he starts talking about the middle east. it reminds me of the clinton year. >> jack believes they are. thank you both for coming in tonight.
the earthquake hit dropping about 2%. stocks in america going the other way, the dow up 59 point. meantime shoppers are shaking off these higher gas prices of late. retail sales posting their largest gain since last october and sales of cars and clothes were leading the way. people lining up to take a bite out of the new apple ipad 2, the second generation of the tablet hitting stores on friday. the first ipad sold 300,000 units on its debut day and the federal government making thousands of consumer complaints public today on saferproducts.gov. the new database allows consumers to post product defects. companies will have 10 days to respond. that's business. i'm neil cavuto.   >>> this fox 5 stock market report is brought to you by your lexus dealer. live life heroically.  >>> hundreds of people who claim they've developed cancer or have a loved one who has died of cancer as a result of toxins released from fort detrick in maryland are now taking the first step in suing the u.s. army. a group that supports this cancer victims' organizer joins us tonigh
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. but our favorite thing is eating totino's pizza rolls. ♪ we're the kids in america oh, oh, oh >>> so we've had big snowball fights here in d.c., but on a nice day how about a pillow fight? the feathers are flying in berlin. thousands gathered here in front of germany's brandonberg gates to set a world record for the biggest pillow fight ever. look at all those feathers. i'm sneezing just looking at them. most say they didn't even care if they set a record because they were having just too much fun doing this. it's a good thing because i don't think anybody knows if a guinness official showed up in all that. >> i'm worried about having to clean it up. >> that looks like a lot of fun. would have been a good day to do that around here, a little chilly for my taste, will thomas. he'll have something to say about that. >> i appreciated the nice spring day. >> it was very nice and we're going to see things change a little bit, though, as we move into the week as usual. mother nature just doing all we can, but not a bad day today. things will change in term of temperatures, wind and sky condit
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